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Whether in the city or the countryside, a private tour offers you a different perspective... MORE
If you only have one day, this is your choice! This tour starts at 07.00 a.m. And it lasts 12 hours. Due to the distance of the destinations, time allows us an overview of Villa de Leyva, a population of Spanish architecture founded in 1572 and Ráquira, artisan capital of Colombia. The trip is a panoramic tour of the Andean landscapes of the province. Includes lunch in a typical restaurant in the region. This tour is ideal on Saturdays or Sundays, for the celebration of the peasant markets of Villa de Leyva and Ráquira.
The experience of the route, the landscape, the countryside, the mountains, the people, the architecture, the markets, the traditions, the folklore, the regional music...
Boyacá Bridge / Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá
Villa de Leyva
The journey depending on the day of the week, the state of the roads and even the weather, the route may change. We have two routes. If possible, we go on one route and return on the other.
ROUTE 1. Bogotá, Chiquinquirá, Ráquira, Villa de Leyva, Samacá, Boyacá Bridge, Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá, Saint Patron of Colombia.
ROUTE 2. Bogotá, Boyacá Bridge, Samacá, Villa de Leyva, Ráquira, Chiquinquirá Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Boyacá Bridge, a place where the Battle of Boyacá happened, which determined the independence of Colombia on August 7, 1819. Explanation.
Coffee Break Two hours away, we take a break for a cup of coffee.
Villa de Leyva white village founded by the Spaniard Andrés Díaz Venero de Leyva in 1572, declared a national monument in 1954, and a Universal Heritage of Humanity according to UNESCO. The church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario dominates the Main Plaza of the Villa, the largest in Colombia, is framed by the impressive mountains that support it. The whole town preserves the charm of its cobblestone streets, its white houses with balconies dotted with multicolored flowers, with spacious interior patios and water fountains that refresh the atmosphere with its eternal music. DO NOT MISS THE TRADITIONAL MARKET VERY COLORFUL AND VERY ANDEAN, WHICH IS CELEBRATED THE SATURDAYS, and which the peasants of the region attend to offer their products. Many typical craft shops and excellent restaurants complete the panorama of this fascinating corner of Colombia.
The road between Villa de Leyva and Ráquira is very interesting, as it crosses a desert sector of incomparable beauty, natural environment, which allows appreciating the daily life of the farmers in their daily work of grazing and agriculture in small rural communities. The populations of Sáchica, Sutamarchán, and Tinjacá are visited, typical examples of the Colombian Andean peoples.
Sunday: Market in Ráquira
Lunch in a typical restaurant
Exclusive Private transportation
English-Spanish professional tourism guide
** Free: Colombian Music Album **
Other expenses not specified
|PAX||PRICE PER PAX US$|
|2 - 4||235|
|5 - 9||185|
|10 - 14||160|
|15 - 24||139|
The total return of the value paid if you cancel the service before 24 hours of the start.
50% refund of the amount paid if you cancel the service within 24 hours of the start.
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